You can't STOP this date from being changed, but you could take a 'snapshot' of the objects, which WILL be changed by a save/restore or Journal apply, and then change their last-used dates back to the snapshot dates afterwards. It is a bit of a chore, but I can't think of another way.
You can use the QUSLOBJ API to list the objects --; view it here.
Note: I am using the European English V5R2 version of the API manual.
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Jean-Paul Lamontre has implemented the API in a CMD. You can find it at http://jplamontre.free.fr/AS400/CHGOBJATR.htm.
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